Alumni Spotlight- Cody Kelly

Cody Kelly (TAMU 2006) is an aerospace engineer who specializes in search and rescue and water survival device design at NASA. When he’s not working, he spends his personal time training as a first responder and hopes to soon join the Texas Task Force 1, the most active urban search and rescue team in the country, through the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service. In 2016, Cody was awarded the NASA Early Career Achievement Medal for his efforts on search and rescue research as a member of the Orion Crew Survival Engineering team, a collaborative project between the Department of Defense and NASA.


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…P.S. Cody let us in on a secret that not everyone who works for NASA is a scientist or engineer- they hire teachers too!